“Primary Cilium, Microtubule Motors and their Potential Role in Cancer Initiation and Progression” led by Elena Pugacheva
Team Members: Yuriy Loskutov; Matthew Smolkin; Vishy Ramamurthy; Max Sokolov; Chris Cifarelli; Adham Salkeni; Candece Gladson (Cleveland Clinic)and Jann Sarkaria (Mayo Clinic Rochester)
“FRUVEDomics: Exploring the effects of Nutrition on the Microbiome and Metabolome in Health and Disease” led by Mark Olfert
Team Members: Melissa Olfert; Christopher Cuff; Joseph McFadden; Pamela Murray and Marianne Downes
“Carcinogenesis” led by Yon Rojanasakul and Vince Castranova
Team Members: Liying Wang; Dale Porter; Linda Sargent; Patti Erdely; Nancy Guo; Todd Stueckle; Patrick Ma and John Barnett
Please RSVP by Monday, April 18th to Ms. Luci | More information and directions on how to get to Evansdale Crossing
Save the Date for the Next "WVU Cancer Institute Evening of Science" on June 13, 2016
The WVU Cancer Institute held its annual Pink Party event on Monday, September 10, to benefit Bonnie’s Bus, the mobile mammography unit that travels across West Virginia to provide mammograms to the women of the state.
WVU Cancer Institute offering groundbreaking treatment for gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
The WVU Cancer Institute is participating in the implementation of a new drug therapy for the treatment of somatostatin receptor-positive gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs), a type of tumor that can form in the pancreas or in other parts of the gastrointestinal tract, including the stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, and appendix. These life-threatening tumors can spread to other organs, such as the liver.
Meshea Poore, vice president for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at WVU, will be the special guest at a Health Sciences Town Hall during WVU’s Diversity Week celebrations.